ERIC Number: ED369874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Bigotry, Prejudice, and Hatred: Definitions, Causes, and Solutions. Contemporary Issues Series.
Baird, Robert M., Ed.; Rosenbaum, Stuart E., Ed.
The causes of bigotry, prejudice, and hatred and what can be done about them are discussed by the authors represented in this collection. Most of the book provides general discussions of these issues, but Part 2, "Universities and the 'Politically Correct' Response to Hatred and Prejudice," contains some specific examinations of these issues and their impact on the college campus. Contributions are (1) "Equality" (Abraham Kaplan); (2) "The Nature of Hatred" (Gordon W. Allport); (3) "Portrait of the Anti-Semite" (Jean-Paul Sartre); (4) "Construction, Deconstruction, and Reconstruction of Difference" (Paula Rothenberg); (5) "Oberlin" (Jacob Weisberg); (6) "Berkeley" (Stephen R. Barnett); (7) "The Cult of Multiculturalism" (Fred Siegel); (8) "Free Speech for Campus Bigots: (Jon Wiener); (9) "A Classical Case for Gay Studies" (Martha Nussbaum); (10) "Causes of Prejudice" (Elliot Aronson); (11) "The Biology of Nepotism" (Pierre L. van den Berghe); (12) "Prejudice and Reason" (Brice R. Wachterhauser); (13) "Is Racial Discrimination Arbitrary?" (Peter Singer); (14) "Gay Basics: Some Questions, Facts, and Values" (Richard D. Mohr); (15) "Stateways Can Change Folkways" (Elliot Aronson); (16) "Toward the Elimination of Racism: The Study of Intergroup Behavior" (Samuel L. Gaertner and John F. Dovidio); (17) "The Making of an American Democratic Socialist of African Descent" (Cornel West); and (18) "R.A.V., Petitioner v. City of St. Paul, Minnesota." (Contains 14 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Causal Models, Cultural Differences, Definitions, Educational Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Etiology, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Multicultural Education, Racial Bias, Social Discrimination, Social Problems
Prometheus Books, 700 East Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14215 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
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